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5000 Men Dressed Up, Recreated The Battle Of Waterloo

biohazardbgrbiohazardbgr Senior MemberRegistered Users Posts: 370
edited June 2015 in Napoleon: Total War


  • myselfnapoleonmyselfnapoleon Senior Member Registered Users Posts: 440
    edited June 2015
    I was there :) It was impressive. They said there were actually 6000+ men there, not 5000, but it doesn't matter that much...
  • Spartan480BCSpartan480BC Junior Member Registered Users Posts: 79
    Thanks for posting this, Biohazardbgr! I was a spectator for this event of 2015 and found it awesome. When I was a U.S. Army soldier stationed in Germany in the 1980s, I participated in one of the annual Waterloo reenactments as a reenactor on the actual field as a Brunswicker infantryman using a borrowed musket and uniform. It was a vastly smaller event than the 2015 bicentennial edition but still enormous fun. However, the most tremendous reenactor experience I have ever known was participating in the 150th anniversary reenactment of Pickett's Charge at Gettysburg while in character as a Rebel infantryman in Armistead's Brigade.
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